Guests and Topics for August 20

Here’s what is on tap for Wednesday:

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A large truck bomb targets innocent civilians in Iraq (search) working to rebuild that country. As the terror attacks continue, how can soft targets be protected? We’ll ask Tim Brown, senior fellow for

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What message are the terrorists trying to send by targeting the United Nations? Former U.S. Navy SEAL Martin Strong, and former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, FOX News political analyst, join the debate.

Did the last week’s blackout (search) re-ignite the argument that our homeland security is inadequate? We’ll go Inside the Beltway with John McCaslin, syndicated columnist.

Industry experts and lawmakers agree that the nation’s power grid needs to be updated. How do we revamp the system? We’ll talk power politics with Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich.

Plus, he went from body builder to box office superstar. Now Arnold Schwarzenegger wants to be California's governor. Where does he get his drive to succeed? We’ll ask Arnold's Pumping Iron co-star and friend, Franco Columbu.

And, if Kobe Bryant's case goes to trial, he could get a judge with less than a year on the bench. How could this change the pace of the trial? We’ll get insight from former federal prosecutor Andrew McBride.

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